Geraldine Latty - Shout It!

Published Monday 26th January 2009
Geraldine Latty - Shout It!
Geraldine Latty - Shout It!

RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 49543-14931
LABEL: Kingsway Music KMCD2911
RELEASE DATE: 2008-10-06
RRP: £2.99

Reviewed by Tom Lennie

This is Ms Latty's fifth solo album - though she's contributed to a heap more with Focusfest, Spring Harvest and the like - and is being promoted by a nine-date cross-UK tour. All but one of these songs are new - several began as a hum in her head while staying at her sister's home; others were inspired by books she has read, by speakers she has heard at Christian events, or grew out of experiences at her local church. Lyrically these songs cover a variety of themes within general Christian experience. Musically, the album continues in familiar Latty vein - consisting of mainly simple song structures, with some chirpy, upbeat Calypso-type ditties - not least the opening title-track, written for the 21st celebrations of the Oasis Trust; one or two soulful pieces and various other gentler inspirational takes. Two tracks were co-written with well known producer Nicky Brown, who also plays a significant part in nearly all other aspects of this venture, from playing keys to producing and mixing the set. Helpfully, in the sleevenotes, Geraldine shares the inspiration behind each tune - and though there's little here that really stands out and leaves a marked impression, there's much to encourage and bless any follower of Geraldine's ministry.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Cid in London @ 21:06 on Jan 21 2009

I love this cd because it has an honest quality that is earthed in songs about how a real God can transform real life. These are songs of the kingdom. I am touched and inspired to know God in a deeper way but also to act upon what I already know.

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